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Senior LecturerRosie Ibbotson

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Internal Phone: 95368


Research Interests

Rosie Ibbotson's research centres on the long nineteenth century, and concerns the entanglements of visual representation and environmental change. She is writing a book titled 'Picturing the imperial Anthropocene: Visual representation and environmental change in the long nineteenth century', and recently she has published on the intersections of visual and material culture and de-extinction. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Canterbury, Rosie completed a doctorate focusing on the transnational Arts and Crafts Movement, before taking up a Postdoctoral Research Associateship at the Yale Center for British Art.

Recent Publications

  • Ibbotson R. (2022) Incursive aesthetics: Floral imaginaries, colonial visual cultures, and environmental violence. Stoddart Cottage, Te Waipapa Diamond Harbour: invited lecture for Stoddart Cottage public programme, 31 Jul 2022.
  • Ibbotson R. (2022) Mineral portraiture: Colonial terraforming, visual representation, and the ecopolitics of scale. Wave Project Space, Ōtepoti Dunedin: invited lecture for Wave Project Space public programme, 05 Jun 2022.
  • Ibbotson R. (2022) The Arts and Crafts Movement at the end of the world. Bulletin of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū (207): 36-43.
  • Ibbotson R. (2021) ‘Angloscenic’: Landscape, colonial visual cultures, and environmental violence. Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū: Public Programmes at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, 01 Aug 2021.
  • Ibbotson R. (2021) Colonial terraforming, landscape aesthetics, and the ecopolitics of vantage: The case of Otoitū Bell Hill. University of Canterbury: Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Seminar Series, 29 Jul 2021.